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A 19-year-old female asked:

Wooping cough, phlegm or mucus brought up, ear pressure, swollen tonsils, white blobs on tonsils, blocked/runny nose, sneezing?

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 53 years experience
Whooping cough? : A sample of nasal secretions may be taken by using a cotton swab to collect fluid from inside the nose to be tested to find out if there is the bacteria causing whooping cough. Other possibilities could be eustachian tube dysfunction, tonsillitis and URI. See a doctor.
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Last updated Nov 16, 2018


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